About Liza

Liza’s thirty year career has encompassed music, theatre and comedy from Glyndebourne Opera through West End musical theatre and as one third of the British satirical comedy group, Fascinating Aida.  Her solo career has established her as an acclaimed concert performer and recording artist with a talent for re-discovering, re-inventing and re-imagining timeless classics and lost gems.

Her connection to a song and to a lyric is what separates her from the crowd and takes her right to the heart of every ballad and every note that she sings. Her connection to an audience is just as impressive as her myriad 5* reviews have all noted: it’s not just her flawless vocals but also her easy wit and natural story-telling that make her one of the most compelling performers of her day.

Pulman may look bright and beautiful and demure, but she knows how to wield a flick-knife
Clive Davis, The Times ★★★★

‘Quite simply, superb… Liza Pulman is a force of nature’
British Theatre ★★★★★

 

The daughter of the celebrated screen writer Jack Pulman
(I Claudius, War and Peace,) and the actor Barbara Young (Last of The Summer Wine, Coronation Street, Theatre Workshop) Liza’s upbringing gave her a huge knowledge and appreciation of theatre and movies and a deep love of the music of the 20’s, 30’s and 40’s. It’s from there that she draws a lot of her inspiration and it was inevitable that she would grow up to join the family business!

After training at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Liza joined Glyndebourne Opera, enjoying principal roles in many of the globally renowned company’s leading productions. Liza also performed with the D’Oyly Carte and Carl Rosa companies playing the leads in operettas by Offenbach and Gilbert and Sullivan.

Liza’s musical theatre performances have included Adrian Noble’s award-winning 2002 production of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang at the London Palladium with Michael Ball and the UK tour of Doctor Dolittle with Philip Schofield.

 

In 2004 Liza joined the internationally renowned and award-winning comedy trio Fascinating Aida and remains a member until this present day. Queens of the Edinburgh Festival, Fascinating Aida have toured all over the world and continue to sell-out theatres all over Britain.

With their viral You Tube hits Cheap Flights, We’re So Sorry Scotland and their now infamous Christmas Song, they have acquired a whole new audience and their material is sharper and funnier than ever.

Following a record breaking four week season at London’s Queen Elizabeth Hall in 2020, and after an 18 month pandemic layoff, Liza finally returned to touring with Fascinating Aida in autumn 2021. Throughout 2022 Liza continues to have an extensive touring schedule with both Fascinating Aida and her new show The Heart Of It making its London premiere in April.

As a solo artist Liza has written and toured a numbers of shows – Songs Of Hollywood, Liza Pulman Sings Streisand and her new show for 2022 The The Heart Of It.

Liza has collaborated with a number of eclectic artists including:
– brilliant Jazz pianist Gareth Williams on her theatre show and CD Liza Sings Harold Arlen
– legendary Brighouse & Rastrick Brass Band for recordings and performances of her Liza Sings Streisand show at the Liverpool Philharmonic Hall and other venues.
– German superstar Max Raabe with whom she duets on Will You Stay Beside Me on her album The Heart Of It
– the multi talented Joe Stilgoe with whom she recorded the haunting 1920’s classic Bye Bye Blackbird on her album The Heart Of It

Liza tours extensively with her band with sell-out shows in London at Cadogan Hall, The Other Palace and Wilton’s Music Hall. In 2019, she took her acclaimed 5* show Liza Sings Streisand, to The Lyric Theatre, Shaftsbury Avenue for a fabulously successful run of shows.

2022 sees the release of her new show and album The Heart Of It recorded at Peter Gabriel’s Real World Studios with esteemed record producer Chris Porter (George Michael, Take That, Sir Elton John).

Her new show LIZA PULMAN – THE HEART OF IT premiered to capacity houses and ecstatic reviews for a weeks run at London’s iconic new Riverside Studios in April 2022.

And…Liza also writes and presents her own regular radio show, Pulman Style, for 242 Radio, her eclectic knowledge and passion for music building her an ever growing legion of fans.